Thorsby woman, 18, killed after truck collides with semi near Leduc

LEDUC –  An 18-year-old woman is dead after the truck she was driving collided with a semi.

On Feb. 9 at about 4:20 p.m., Leduc RCMP responded to a fatal traffic collision on Hwy 60 south of Devon involving a truck and semi-tractor.

Preliminary investigation revealed the truck was northbound on Hwy 60 when a collision occurred with the semi-tractor heading southbound. Both vehicles ended up in the southbound ditch as a result of the collision.

The 18-year-old female occupant of the truck from Thorsby was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the semi-tractor was not injured   

Hwy 60 was closed for several hours while Leduc RCMP and an RCMP Collision Analyst investigated. Traffic is no longer being diverted in the area. Road conditions at the time of the collision were reported as icy.

The name of the deceased will not be released and no charges are anticipated.

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